How to Sort Ascending and Descending in Ms Word?

by Ali October 19, 2017 at 10:57 pm

Whenever you want to set to sort the numbers from one to last or from last to one, you can use the Ascending and Descending sortation. The ascending and descending is not just for the numbers, you can apply sorting the alphabets. The ascending will set the words from A to Z and descend will sort the words from Z to A. For example, if you have a list of students and then you want to set their names by alphabets sequences like Ali, Benyamin, cruse, and more. You can use it in different situations as I said one on above line. You will need it while arranging names, Companies, grades, Test marks and more.

Ascending and Descending in Microsoft Word

As is said in the above paragraph that you can sort numbers and words using the ascending and descending options. Now I will show and explain more, both options. You can find these options in the paragraph group. The paragraph group is on the Home tab. Let’s start with sorting ascending.

First, create a list of words or numbers. The word or numbers should not be in sequence like 1, 2, 3 or apple, bus, cat or anything like these. You may have look at the following picture for an example.

 

Example for arranging
Example for arranging

After you write, the words, just select the words or numbers and then click on the ascending option. A small window will appear and select the Ascending option. It will sort the word, letters, or numbers from one to last.

Ascending and Descending
Ascending and Descending

If you want to arrange or sort things from the last to one then just follow the same steps. Write the texts or numbers you want to sort, select the texts or numbers. Find the option, and then select the descending option then click ok. It will arrange things from last to one. I hope you have learned something from this article.

Conclusion (Ascending and Descending in Microsoft Word)

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